A freestyle football champ was Phillip Schofield’s body double in a television ad.
The presenter shows off deft ball control in a rooftop car park in the promo for webuyanycar.com.
After moving the ball from foot to foot, the 57-year-old catches it in the nape of his neck before expertly back-heeling it to a group of youngsters.
But it was actually 19-year-old Ben Nuttall executing the soccer stunt.
And This Morning star Schofield, 57, posted an image of himself with the former Birmingham City schoolboy winger, inset.
Ben said: ““He wasn’t great. He was OK.
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"We chatted and he was very nice. It was filmed in London and we had a lot of spare time which we spent messing around.”
Ben wowed fans at the 2018 Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool in Kiev. And he was the half-time entertainment for a game between Arsenal and Manchester United.
Ben went full-time when he was 18 years old. “It’s not easy,” he admitted. “You don’t get work handed to you.
“You can earn from live events, TV adverts and TV shows.”
Ben believes his sport will one day be included in the Olympics.
But he added: “The only issue with it is that when you’re doing it in a competitive format, when you’re judging it, it becomes subjective.”
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